Sorry, those of you in the UK, Irish Republic, and Italy: Alice in Wonderland will not be shown at your local Odeon theatres. Following Disney's demand to reduce the window from theatre to DVD from 17 to 12 weeks, the cinema company issued a eff you to Disney. Odeon, Britain's largest cinema chain, reportedly won't be showing Tim Burton's new film, claiming it would, "set a new benchmark, leading to a 12-week window becoming rapidly standard."
Now the question is, is Odeon standing up to Disney's bullying, or are they just painfully aware of that free admission pass you keep forgetting to use, acquired when the sound kept cutting out on Return of the King? Goddammit, you're never going to get to use that thing.
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I totally forgot Tim Burton was making a new version of Alice in Wonderland, but yeah, he is, and word is he's found his lead in Australian actress Mia Wasikowska--and he didn't even have to look through the looking glass to find her! Haha! Try and top that, Hollywood Reporter!... / Continue →
As first reported last summer, Disney will soon be extending the reach of its Marvel properties into feature animation. Naturally, they're starting with Big Hero 6, because that is everyone's favorite. Winnie the Pooh co-writer/director Don Hall is directing the project, and yo... / Continue →